Five-partner team joins Kirkland from Ropes

A five-partner team is departing from Ropes & Gray to join Kirkland & Ellis. The team comes from Ropes’ investigations and corruption practice and will be spread across three dirfferent Kirkland & Ellis locations. Asheesh Goel, who served as Chicago managing partner at Ropes, will join Kirkland’s Chicago office, along with partner Kim Nemirow. Zachary Brez will join Kirkland’s New York office. Both Goel and Brez previously worked at Kirkland before joining Ropes & Gray. Marcus Thompson will join Kirkland’s London office, while Cori Label will join the firm’s Hong Kong office.

Five-partner team joins Kirkland from Ropes Wed, Aug 23, 2017